Download Windows 8.1 Preview ISO Officially from Microsoft

by on June 29th, 2013

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Windows 8.1 is a free update to Windows 8 that is coming this year. A pre-release version of Windows 8.1 is available now for you to try on your PC. Windows 8.1 includes new ways to personalize PC and it includes a range of awesome new apps and services. Watch the Windows 8.1 first look and intro videos and get it from the official download link after the jump.

Windows 8.1 has got great features. One of those exciting features is search that has been enhanced so when you search anything, it brings results from your PC, apps, and the web. See results in a clean, graphic view that lets you take immediate action and launch apps. Search, click, do. Find a song and start playing it, or find a video and watch it right away.

Windows Store has a new look which makes it easier to discover and download new apps. You can customize home screen and lock screen of Windows in more powerful ways. Windows 8.1 look and feel is more customizable than ever before.

Windows 8.1 has a built-in cloud storage. SkyDrive is now the default location for saving documents. So you always have your files wherever you go, even when you’re offline. And with the included SkyDrive app, you can manage both local files and SkyDrive files in one place.

Internet Explorer 11 Preview is built for touch, with faster load times, a full-screen experience that includes side-by-side browsing of your sites, and real-time info delivered on your Start screen through live tiles for your favorite sites.

There are many more fresh features that Windows 8.1 brings you to enhance your digital life.

Microsoft Windows 8.1 Videos

Microsoft Windows 8.1




System Requirements for Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 Preview works great on the same hardware that powers Windows 8. Following are the minimum requirements for Windows 8.1.

Processor: 1 gigahertz (GHz) or higher
RAM: 1 gigabyte (GB) (32-bit) or 2 GB (64-bit)
Free hard disk space: 16 GB (32-bit) or 20 GB (64-bit)
Graphics card: Microsoft DirectX 9 graphics device with WDDM driver


In order to use Windows 8.1 Preview you must sign in to your PC with a Microsoft account. The option to create a local account will be made available at the final release of Windows 8.1. If you’re running Windows RT you won’t be able to restore Windows RT after you install Windows RT 8.1 Preview. You’ll be able to upgrade to the final version of Windows RT 8.1. If installation of Windows RT 8.1 Preview fails on your PC, you may need to contact your PC manufacturer.

You should also check the compatibility of Windows 8.1 with apps and devices before installing it. Follow link below to see compatible software and devices.

Software and Programs Compatibility Test for Windows 8.1

How to Install Windows 8.1

To install Windows 8.1 Preview from within Windows 8, download the ISO (.iso) file, double-tap or double-click the ISO file, double-tap or double-click setup.exe and follow the steps to install Windows 8.1 preview.

On previous versions of Windows, to install Windows 8.1 Preview from an ISO file, you must first convert the ISO file into installation media and store it on a DVD or a USB flash drive.

If you’re using Windows 7, the easiest way to convert an ISO file to a DVD is to use Windows Disc Image Burner. On a PC running Windows XP or Windows Vista, a third-party program is required to convert an ISO file into installable media—and DVD burning software often includes this capability.

Download Windows 8.1 Preview ISO

Download the Windows 8.1 by following download link below and also copy product key for Windows 8.1 from the same page. You will need Windows 8.1 product key to activate it and you will need Windows live account to use Windows 8.1.

Download Windows 8.1 Preview ISO
Microsoft Windows Homepage